Oregon Republican League "Republican League Register of Oregon", The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 174-175.
APPLEGATE, E. ROY, of Drain, was born at Yoncalla, Oregon, in 1873, and is a son of D. W. Applegate and a grandson of Jesse Applegate. He was a delegate to the league in 1895 and 1896, and the Douglas County convention in 1896, and is secretary of the club at Drain.
APPLEGATE, HON. JESSE A., of Salem, was born in Missouri in 1835, and came to Oregon in 1843. He was admitted to the far in 1864 at Salem. He was elected Superintendent of Schools in Polk County, and to the legislature in 1864.
APPLEGATE, HON. ELISHA L., of Ashland, is the oldest son of Hon. Lindsay Applegate, and came to Oregon with his parents in 1843. He was one of the founders of the Republican party in Oregon, and was nominated for State Treasurer on the first Republican state ticket, in 1858. He has been a member of the legislature, was a member of the first state central committee, a Presidential Elector in 1880, and frequently a member of state conventions, and for years was an effective campaign speaker.
APPLEGATE, CAPTAIN O. C., of Klamath Falls, is a son of Hon. Lindsay Applegate and native of Oregon. He was captain of a volunteer company during the Modoc war. He has been a Republican all his life, and has continuously been a member of state and county conventions and central committees and delegate to the league conventions. In 1892 he was a delegate to the national convention, and in 1894 a prominent candidate for nomination for the office of Secretary of State. Captain Applegate is now the Republican nominee for Joint Senator for Klamath, lake and Crook Counties.
APPLEGATE, CHARLES, was born in Henry County, Kentucky, January 24, 1806, and died in Yoncalla, Oregon, August 9, 1879. In 1820 he moved with the family to Missouri, and in 1843 came to Oregon. In 1850 he settled in Douglas County, where he resided until the time of his death. He was one of the organizers of the Republican party in Oregon.
APPLEGATE, LINDSAY, was born in Henry County, Kentucky, September 18, 1808. In 1820 the family moved to near St. Louis. At the age of fifteen years he went with General Ashley on a trapping expedition to the Rocky mountains. He also served as a volunteer in the Black Hawk war. In 1843 he crossed the plains to Oregon and settled in Polk County. In 1844 he was a member of the first volunteer company organized to protect settlers from Indians. In 1846 he was one of the fifteen who explored the southern emigrant route through the Modoc country to Fort Hall. In 1848 he raised a company and went with General Joe Lane to capture the deserting regulars. The same year he moved to the Umpqua and served as Indian Agent under General Palmer. In 1853 he raised a company of mounted volunteers and was mastered into the United States service to fight the Rogue river Indians. He was present when the famous Table Rock treaty was made. In 1861 he was captain of a company that guarded the emigrant trail. For quite a number of years he was Special Indian Agent and Sub-Agent at Klamath. In 1869 a military agent was appointed, and three years later the Modoc was broke out. Mr. Applegate was one of the leading pioneer Republicans of Oregon, and helped organize the party in the state. In 1862 he was a member of the legislature from Jackson County.